Youth

Opposition Leader mourns death of former Youth Parliamentarian

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has offered condolences to the family of 24-year-old Kimberly Teelucksingh who was found hanging at her Princes Town home yesterday.

Teelucksingh was an Opposition member of the Trinidad and Tobago Youth Parliament in 2010 and also served as a Youth Ambassadors of Trinidad and Tobago.

She was a former Miss India Trinidad and Tobago finalist in 2013.

She was due to graduate from the University of the West Indies today. She was a law student who pursued studies in political sciences.

Positive Laventille youth to be featured in New York

An international documentary screening at the Brooklyn Academy of Music next month highlights the power of art to transform the lives of children. But the director of “Art Connect” had no idea what would result when he brought his camera to Laventille, a region of Trinidad and Tobago with a dangerous reputation.

“What was supposed to be a three-week project with a five-minute video ended up being a year project with a feature documentary,” said director Miquel Galofre.